Get Your Research Published in The Best Matching Journals

Understanding ISI-indexed journals, various types of publishable academic papers, and finding the most suitable journal
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Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

Are you familiar with ISI indexed journals and different types of academic papers? Do you know how to select the most suitable journal for publishing your paper? In this package, which is the third of our series of video tutorials, you will become familiar with all the terminologies regarding ISI-indexed journals such as impact factor and journal appraisal criteria, various types of academic papers you can publish in journals; and most importantly journal selection criteria for paper submission.

There are various tools developed by well-known institutes throughout the academic world to help improve the quality of research. These sets of tools are developed with great effort by elites in order to aid in researchers and using them in systematic ways leads to a valuable and high quality research project.

After taking courses provided in this package, you will become familiar with all the terminologies around ISI-indexed journals and the tools that allow you to appraise them and find which journals in your field are high ranking. You will also be introduced to different types of scholarly papers such as case studies, review papers, letters and reports and the purpose of each one. Last but not least, you will be provided with certain criteria for targeting suitable and high quality journals and of course tools which help you find the most suitable ones using keywords in your title and abstract. This way you will not waste your time by submitting your paper to the wrong journal and getting it rejected. This package is essential for those who want to survive in the academic world!

TCFEX 's Research Department

What are the requirements?

  • Having interest in doing high-quality research

What am I going to get from this course?

  • ISI-Indexed Vs. ISI-Listed
  • How to Differentiate Between ISI-Indexed Journals and ISI-Listed Journals
  • Journal Terminologies
  • List of ISI Journals With Regards to Subject Area
  • Impact Factors
  • Journal Rankings
  • Five-Year Impact Factor
  • Real Impact Factors and the Concept of Self-Citation
  • Immediacy Index
  • Cited Half-Life Vs. Citing Half-Life
  • Citing Data
  • Scope Note
  • Reliable Publisher
  • Number of Cited Papers in Thesis/Article
  • Eigenfactor and Article Influence Factor
  • Features of Journal Citation Reports
  • Scimago
  • Reasons for Targeting a Suitable Journal
  • Types of Journals: Based on Science Direct
  • Types of Journals: Based on the Web of Science
  • How to Target a Journal
  • Open Access Journals
  • Hybrid Journals
  • Special Issues
  • How to Find Out About Special Issues

Who is the target audience?

  • Senior researchers who wish to access help and support in making their further research easier and more effective.
  • Supervisors can benefit as it simplifies providing help and support for students undergoing research under their supervision.

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Section 1: ISI Indexed Journals
ISI Listed & ISI Indexed
Master Journal List
Journal Citation Report
Impact Factor
Immediacy Factor & Citing Half life
Citing Journal Data & Scope Notes
Number of References
Eigenfactor & Article Influence Factor
Scimago Journal Ranking
Section 2: Types of Paper
The Importance of Tageting a Suitable Journal
Types Of Journal paper
Several Examples
Section 3: Targeting a Journal
Open-Access & Hybrid Journals
Quick Printing
Web of Knowledge
Edanz - Journal Selector

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Instructor Biography

TCFEX LLC, 720 Tools+ For Academic Research

TCFEX Corporation was initially formed in May 2013 and lunched in US in March 2014. Various tools have been developed by well-known institutes throughout the academic world to help improve the quality of research.

TCFEX has collected these scattered tools under supervision of Dr. Nader Aleebrahim in a collection named the “Research Tools Box”. Aleebrahim, PhD in Technology Management, has more than 17 years’ experience in establishing R&D department in different companies, project director and coordinator and implementing Knowledge-based systems in R&D departments. He has published more than 150 papers so far.

Research Tools box contains over +720 tools and it is still growing. These tools are classified into 4 main categories: Literature-Review, Writing a Paper, Targeting Suitable Journals, and Enhancing Visibility and Impact Factor.

“Research Tools Learning packages” are a series of online courses which can considerably benefit supervisors, students and researchers.

These courses will demonstrate how to push deeper in a study and produce a high-quality thesis or article. After completion of thesis or article, researchers can use the research tools and methods shown in the courses as a guide in publishing results in the best and most suitable academic journals. Even at this point, research tools will help enhance and increase the impact of research by bringing in more citations and comments from other researchers. This series of courses has been developed to help junior and senior researchers alike cut to the chase and put their time into what is most important in their research. TCFEX has held more than 200 workshops for Masters and PhD students and professors.

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